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  • Trump drives Ky. turnout, for and against, beats Cruz

    By Al Cross
    Director, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues
    GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Donald J. Trump drove surprisingly strong turnout in Kentucky’s first-ever Republican presidential caucuses that he won Saturday.
    “I want to see change and I think he’s the man who will do it,” Georgetown auctioneer Chip Foley said. “I’m fed up with the insiders.”

  • LADY RAIDERS ADVANCE TO STATE!

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Cinderella finally found the glass slipper she lost 35 years ago.

  • Ribbon reception
  • Ky. Presidential Caucus is Saturday

    Staff Report
    Kentucky Republicans will cast their votes for Republican candidates for president at a caucus this Saturday, March 5. The caucus, which is run by the state Republican Party and county parties, replaces the usual presidential primary in May.
    By holding a caucus on Saturday, Republican voters in Kentucky will have an earlier impact on the presidential race, at a time when candidates are still competing to win more states and their delegates to secure the presidential nomination.

  • Dixon is Natl. Merit Scholar finalist

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    His name continually appears among the elite academic students at Trimble County High School. Based on test scores, awards and scholarships Alex Dixon has done it again, setting the standards high and demonstrating limitless possibilities for future students of Trimble County High School. He has received the award as a National Merit Scholar Finalist.

  • Lady Raiders repeat as District Champs!

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The 2015-16 edition of the Trimble County Lady Raiders lived up to their season motto during last Friday’s championship game of the 29th District Tournament, racing out to a 21-3 advantage after the first eight minutes of play to en route to a 64-43 title decision over Oldham County’s Lady Colonels.

  • State’s Presidential Caucus is next week

    Staff Report
    Kentucky Republicans will cast their votes for Republican candidates for president at a caucus on Saturday, March 5, little more than a week away. The caucus, which is run by the state Republican Party and county parties, replaces the usual presidential primary in May.
    By holding a caucus on March 5, Republican voters in Kentucky will have an earlier impact on the presidential race, at a time when candidates are still competing to win more states and their delegates to secure the presidential nomination.

  • Morgan gym HVAC back in operation ‘Feed the Children’ meeting planned

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    During last week’s meeting of the Bedford City Commission, Mayor Todd Pollock was pleased to announce and the commissioners were pleased to hear that many dollars were saved since their last meeting.
    PPHVAC from LaGrange were invited to inspect the three heating and cooling systems in the Morgan Community Gym. Rick Burdette and Jason Hancock inspected them and found a broken belt on one and another needed an adjustment. They are now up and running.

  • Tilley wins braille challenge

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year, the Kentucky School for the Blind and the American Printing House host a regional braille challenge. On Tuesday, Feb. 18, Trimble County’s Mason Tilley successfully competed with nine other junior varsity braille readers to continue as regional champion. The event is sponsored by the Braille Institute of America to promote literacy for persons with visual impairments.

  • Beshear starts campaign to fight Bevin’s moves on Kynect health care

    By AL CROSS
    Kentucky Health News
    Steve Beshear, the Democrat who was the only Southern governor to expand Medicaid and create a state-based insurance exchange under federal health reform, announced Thursday that he has taken the unprecedented step of starting a lobbying campaign to fight new Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s plans to scale back the expansion and close the Kynect marketplace.